WESTMINSTER, Md. – Ryan O'Boyle (North Reading, Mass./Central Catholic) notched a pair of victories to lead McDaniel in a home Centennial Conference (CC) wrestling trimatch with No. 20 New York University and Ursinus on Saturday.
The Green Terror (8-10, 3-4 CC) dropped both matches, falling 30-15 to the Violets (8-9, 4-4 CC) and 40-3 to the Bears (14-0, 6-0 CC), who remained undefeated with two matches remaining.
Against NYU, O'Boyle brought the match back even with a 6-minute, 30-second fall at 133 after Wayne Yuan took a forfeit victory at 125.
Brandon Jones won 17-9 at 141 to give the Violets a 10-6 advantage before Mason Goretsas (Hampstead, Md./North Carroll) closed the deficit to one with a 3-1 victory at 149.
Keyed by a back-to-back technical falls at 174 and 184, NYU won the next five bouts to take control of the match, 30-9.
Taylor Avino (Fair Haven, N.J./Rumson-Fair Haven) wrapped up the match with a 13-second pin for McDaniel at heavyweight.
After Christopher Donaldson took a forfeit to stake Ursinus to a 6-0 lead, O'Boyle recorded a 5-3 victory at 133 to cut the deficit in half.
Alexander Kramer edged out a 5-4 victory at 141 before Derek Arnold recorded a pin in 4:00 at 149 to open up a 15-3 lead.
Matan Peleg wrapped up the victory, earning a takedown and three nearfall points midway through the first sudden-victory period for a 6-1 win at heavyweight.
McDaniel returns to action at Johns Hopkins on Wednesday. Match time is 7 p.m.
No. 20 NYU 30, McDaniel 15
125: Wayne Yuan (N) won by forfeit; 133: Ryan O'Boyle (M) pinned Sean Billings 6:30; 141: Brandon Jones (N) maj. dec. Alvontae Drummond 17-9; 149: Mason Goretsas (M) dec. DJ Albonico 3-1; 157: Matt DiGiovanni (N) maj. dec. Erik Meyer 11-2; 165: John Messinger (N) dec. Luke Yox 9-2; 174: Chris Amro (N) tech. fell Ricky Tisinger 15-0 (3:11); 184: Patrick Sheehan (N) tech. fell Nick Cross 15-0 (7:00); 197: Dan Brereton (N) dec. Dakota Wilhelm 8-3; HWT: Taylor Avino (M) pinned Anthony Chu 0:13.
Ursinus 40, McDaniel 3
125: Christopher Donaldson (U) won by forfeit; 133: Ryan O'Boyle (M) dec, Kevin Hoogheem 5-3; 141: Alexander Kramer (U) dec. Alvontae Drummond 5-4; 149: Derek Arnold (U) pinned Trey Mitchell 4:00; 157: Richard Jasinksi (U) maj. dec. Erik Meyer 11-1; 165: Anthony Carlo (U) tech. fell Luke Yox 19-4 (5:00); 174: Gnoleba Seri (U) maj. dec. Ricky Tisinger 18-6; 184: Daniel Manganaro (U) dec. Nick Cross 10-7; 197: Christian Psomas (U) pinned Dakota Wilhelm 2:30; HWT: Matan Peleg (U) dec. Taylor Avino 6-1 (SV1).